We have some spectacular news in from North Carolina – state courts have rejected the state’s gerrymandered GOP-drawn district maps! The court is also requiring new non-partisan maps to be drawn by September 18, 2019. This will affect half of North Carolina’s House districts and 21 of the state’s 50 Senate districts. For a deep dive into the specifics, check out Slate’s article covering this news – I recommend it, some of the court’s statements are heartening to read.
Good news! In late August, Daily KOS endorsed six candidates for Virginia’s state House of Delegates, including Sheila Bynum-Coleman! Click the link below to check out Daily KOS’s endorsement notice and learn more about these candidates and Daily KOS’s endorsements.
Want to learn more about redistricting in Virginia and how it could help blue candidates? Read Vanity Fair’s article on how redistricting in Virginia’s House of Delegates District 66 could give candidate Sheila Bynum-Coleman a big boost!